11 results found for: PIP

PIP/DLA/ESA – The Benefits Minefield

One of the most common topics for discussion between SIBF members is the complex and worrying issue of benefits. This is certainly the case during the […]

For those that did not qualify for Personal Independence Payments (PIP)

As we have mentioned on the website (https://www.sibf.org.uk/sibf-representation-on-scottish-and-uk-benefits-panels/), the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is looking at the situation of people who have a viral […]

Haemophiliacs’ PIP cases mistreated: DWP UK-wide review of claimants with haemarthropathy

Sarah Newton the Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work, has issued an information note with highlights a “systematic problem” which meant haemophiliacs with haemarthropathy have […]

PIP application Guidance updated to reflect ‘overwhelming’ psychological distress

As readers of previous SIBF news items will be aware, over the past few months the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has been undertaking work […]

PIP Review of Health Assessments – Video Recording Proposal

At a recent DWP PIP Forum meeting, the research staff asked if we could identify any people who have current or past experience of undergoing a […]

PIP, Benefits reform and requests for Letters of Support from GP’s

Need help to support your PIP application? It seems GP’s won’t help you. Some representative bodies for GP’s in Scotland are advising their GP members to […]